Queen Creek Olive Mill Blog

The Olive Mill Corporate Gifting Catalog

Posted by Colby Anter on Nov 7, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Choosing a great corporate gift is no easy feat. Yes, there are options, plenty of them. But don't you want to give something fantastic this year? Something that will truly impress your gift recipients?  How about a gift that is truly fantantic that is also customizable AND keeps within your budget? 

For you, we have created our Corporate Gifting Catalog. This easy to read, interactive guide will show you all of our unique and delicious gifting options to make it easy to give this year.

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Topics: EVOO 101, Olive Mill Updates

Olive Oil VS. Butter

Posted by Melyn Nguyen on Aug 1, 2016 8:00:00 AM

 "Which is better for you - olive oil or butter?"

We get the olive oil vs. butter question all the time - from phone calls to instagram DMs, everyone's curious about this kitchen condiment comparison. So we created this fun to follow graphic that answers the infamous question once and for all.

So are you ready to find out? Let the face-off begin:

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Topics: EVOO 101, FAQs

How To Store Olive Oil

Posted by Colby Anter on Jul 25, 2016 11:42:33 AM

We admit it, olive oil can be a bit of a diva when it comes to care. Unlike wine, olive oil does not get better with age and it's susceptibility to elements such as oxygen, light and heat makes it somewhat of a high maintenance pantry item. A little TLC is crucial to keep it performing at it's A-game and knowing how to store olive oil the right way will ensure this.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, EVOO 101

Summer Olive OIl Skin Savers

Posted by Joey Rea on Jul 18, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Extra virgin olive oil comes to the rescue, yet again, to help you through the summer! I wanted to share my favorite tips and uses for this magical oil with you all, to spread the EVOO summer love...

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Topics: Feed your Skin, EVOO 101

The Worst Misconceptions We've Heard about Olive Oil

Posted by Colby Anter on Jul 11, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Olive oil is a highly debated topic among foodies. We've seen the same questions on multiple websites receive contradicting answers again and again. You can cook with it, you can't cook with it...the color defines the quality, the color has nothing to do with the quality...light olive oil means fewer calories etc., etc.! Frankly, we're sick and tired of hearing these claims and we're going to clear up these misconceptions - once and for all!

Here are some of the worst misconceptions we've heard about olive oil:

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Topics: EVOO 101

How to Get your Kids to Love Olive Oil

Posted by Colby Anter on Jun 30, 2016 8:21:14 AM

The health benefits of EVOO are endless; our adult bodies crave the antioxidant properties found in each and every bottle of EVOO.  But sometimes it's easy to forget that children need these benefits as well, even more so than we do. Children need good dietary fats to grow into strong adults. But getting a child to take a teaspoon of olive oil every morning is just about as likely as getting them to clear all the vegetables off their plate. 

Here are a few ways to get your kids to love olive oil:

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, EVOO 101

5 Alternative Uses for Olive Oil

Posted by Colby Anter on Jun 9, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Whether you're a seasoned olive oil user, or brand new to the EVOO world, this post always excites our readers. Did you know that EVOO makes for an amazing insect repellent or an incredible makeup remover? Probably not, but  it totally does! Olive oil is not only extremely versatile but also effective! Don't just limit your olive oil for kitchen use only. Here are several ways to use EVOO that don't involve a frying pan...or a salad bowl. 

Here are 5 Alternative Uses For Olive Oil:

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, EVOO 101

3 Ways To Grill with Olive Oil

Posted by Colby Anter on May 26, 2016 8:22:22 AM

Ahhh yes, the aroma of fresh cut grass combined with the sweet smell of mesquite smoke only means one thing... it's summer time! Let us help you throw your own backyard BBQ. We'll give you our tasty tips on how to grill with olive oil that will rightfully earn you the title of Grill Master.

Here are 3 ways to grill with olive oil:

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Topics: Recipes, Tips and Tricks, EVOO 101

5 items to throw out, and replace with EVOO

Posted by Colby Anter on May 19, 2016 8:31:32 AM

Now, I know what you're thinking...Throw out? Why would I throw anything away for EVOO? Well, maybe not right away, but try replacing any (or all!) of these 5 items with EVOO and then tell me you don't want to make the switch. Think of it as a belated spring cleaning...

Here are 5 items to throw out, and replace with EVOO:

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Topics: EVOO 101, Health & Quality

9 Divine Facts About Olive Trees

Posted by Sydney Rea on Apr 29, 2016 7:30:00 AM

Ah, the olive tree. The most beautiful, healthful and powerful of all trees - or at least that's our school of thought here at Queen Creek Olive Mill. In celebration of Arbor Day, we wanted to shed light on this incredible tree with a rich rooted history (no pun intended) that still lives strong today. 

Here are 9 divine facts about olive trees:

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Topics: EVOO 101, FAQs